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FOX News
Aug 14, 2013 11:00pm PDT
dummy. >> they say he should run-down george bush? >> yes. >> that's how it is done. >> absolutely. that's what the bull is supposed to do. >> i understand what the bull is supposed to do. did the clown say on a microphone -- >> i cannot imagine they didn't say that. >> are you sure they said that? >> yeah, that's what he said. >> i heard the sound bite where he said i am a clown wearing a dummy's mask but obama doesn't realize he is a clown or something to that effect or dummy. this is just fun, bob. it is just fun. when they wore ronald reagan masks in point break, remember that, bank robbers, madonna blew up george bush's head, sarah palin had some other things done to her. >> the liberal piece of this, you say liberals are making a stink. frankly, the guy should be banned for life -- >> why is he banned for life, that's ridiculous. he is a rodeo clown. clown. that's what he is supposed to do, clown around. why shouldn't jay leno be fired for life for making fun of obama. >> does he say kill obama? >> he didn't say go kill obama. >> he said run-down obama. >> it was a clown! it
CBS
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
out there. >>> george w. bush spends the night in the hospital after doctors perform a procedure to clear a blocked arter er near the former president's heart. >> the damage is done. they need to let my father go. >> the father of a teenager believed to be kidpped begs for her release and sends a message directly to his daughter. >> hannah, we all love you very much. if you have a chance, you take it. you run. you'll be found. thank you. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, august 7th, 2013. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm alexis christoforous. president obama is speaking out about the terror threat that's forced the closure of more than a dozen diplomats posts. yesterday they were ordered out of yemen and the first criminal charges were filed in last year's attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. jericka duncan has our report. >> reporter: president obama got serious on "the tonight show with jay leno," speaking publicly for the first time about the current terror threat. >> it's significant enough that we're taking every prec
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 1:00am PDT
because of george bush and dick cheney, yeah, he certainly had all the signals crossed of the fact that he was carrying out criminal regulations of the cia interrogators who kept us safe in the days after 9/11. this is such a confusing message. fueled with benjamin netanyahu. -- feud with benjamin netanyahu. goes part to the lawsuit of the middle east. killing top al qaeda leaders he has done a good job. again, he goes half way and then he undoes it and al qaeda is stronger now in many ways than it was on 9/11 because it's metastasized. >> laura: come on biden said al qaeda is disseminated. they are on the run. they are running towards us that's the problem. >> absolutely. >> laura: last night we had a former dhs and cia official chad suite on the show. he remarked it was unusual for the government and he wasn't very happy about it. unusual for the government to release so many specifics about the type of threat. now, people are pressing for info for sure. but he was worried that you cut off perhaps sources and other avenues of information when people suddenly okay, zawahiri knows that
FOX News
Aug 3, 2013 6:00pm PDT
there, be american and walk on the street. but after the george bush administration which really trashed our national reputation it's harder to live in places like that. >> are you telling me that this is bush's fault too? you are not allowed to say that on my show. bush is not the one who's -- >> it's the truth. >> by the way, president obama's the one who's got us into a third war, said he'd close gitmo and didn't and keeps sending them, all of these f-16s and everything else. ryan, let's foe council the question. they want us out and we never in the history of this country have closed as many embassies and consulates as we have now, turn tail and run. yes or no? >> if we were told that there is an imminent threat or danger, what you would expect the american president to do is close those temporarily to protect the lives of those serve abroad. that's exactly what president obama has done in the case. that's exactly what is the right thing do. i don't know why the republicans are starting trouble -- >> i wish he would have prevented trouble. but, tony, talk to me. isn't this true that
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, whether it's barack obama or george bush. it's offensive. >> you mentioned this, i'm going to go back, and i can show you, and i'll show our audience here images, for example, like google, if you've googled bush mask, 7 million hits show up. i have a picture here of somebody in a george bush mask that literally says, kick my ass. that's on this picture. let me put up, we have pictures of nixon, in a nixon mask. we have 43, bush 41, we have a clinton mask, a reagan mask, seems like every president before him has had a mask that wasn't exactly flattering. >> sean, i'm pretty certain there are masks of you, it's not about the mask, it's about -- you can wear an obama mask for halloween, a hillary clinton mask. it's about the racial content behind the stunt. it's not about the clown and it's not about -- it's the racial content or context behind the stunt. >> well, i would tell you that i don't agree with the let's run down president obama with the bull comment. i think that was beyond the appropriateness for the event. look, we have had presidential masks out there, we've had parodi
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
yesterday, but the details are ahead >> we have breaking news. former president george w. bush had heart surgery in texas morning from dallas, texas. during his special yesterday, he was discovered to have a blockage in an artery so they put in a stent and the president is resting now. tomorrow, he hopes to go home if all are well and he is released, supposedly, become at activities on thursday if everything goes okay. >> this would be george w. bush, the younger, theson, of president george h.w. bush. he had the surgery and he is doing well. he said he is grateful to the skilled medical professionals who have cared for him and thanked his families friends and fellow citizens for their prayers and well wishes and importantly high encourages everyone to get regular checkups because it was during a routine physical exam that they discovered the blockage if his artery in the heart and that is how they ended up having the surgery this morning. >> number 43 if you keep track of the presidents as they do in the bush family, 41 is the father, 43 is the son. at 6:31, mike? >> heart surgery
PBS
Aug 28, 2013 6:30pm PDT
clinton are also on hand. the two other surviving presidents, george bush and george w. bush were all -- were unable to attend. president obama began addressing the crowd a few moments ago. >> we rightly and best remember dr. king's soaring oratory that they. how he gave a mighty voice to the quiet hopes of millions, how he offered a celebration path -- salvation path. his words along to the ages. investing a power and prophecy unmatched in our times. >> our correspondent is in washington at the celebrations. can you give us a flavor of the atmosphere there today? >> it is a very special atmosphere. tens of thousand of people turned up in spite of the bad weather. john lewis, the only man, civil rights activist, who stood here 50 years ago with mart luther king. we had actors, jamie foxx and oprah winfrey spoke. all very well receed from this ry mixed crowd, but as you can imagine, the stars here were the three presidents. you don't get to see three presidents speaking in the space of 45 minutes that often and the biggest of them all, we can still see behind me the first african-a
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 9:00pm PDT
-- >> you can't count camp david. >> george bush was on vacation. whereas president obama takes two to three weeks per year, about the same as the rest of us. >> we have to set that record straight. >> the same as the rest of us. >> we have to set that record straight. christie, bless your heart. >> i would love for you -- >> george bush didn't go to hawaii, he didn't go to martha's vineyard. he didn't go to atlanta. >> christie, let her talk. >> he didn't go to all these places, you know where he went? he went to his ranch in texas. you know what he did on his ranch in texas? he chopped wood. he went to his own home. >> you got to let her talk, one at a time. our audience needs to hear. >> these democrats, sean. he went to his own ranch. christie, i realize that you're a conservative woman makes you feel uncomfortable. you feel that you have to constantly interrupt me. it doesn't work. i'm going to continue with my point and you're going to listen. >> let her talk. >> george bush, let's act like a lady, okay. george bush went to his ranch in texas and he chopped wood and he cleared
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 5:00pm EDT
family. yesterday, barbara bush, the daughter of former president george w. bush said she hopes hillary runs for president in 2016. the younger bush says the former secretary of state is "unbelievably accomplished, but she's not sure she would vote for her. backing in 2007, george w. bush himself singled out hillary clinton as the democratic candidate he liked best saying "i think she's a very formidable candidate and one of the interesting things that she brings is she's been under pressure. she understands the colleague lights. at the same time, bush also said he thought the gop nominee who turned out to be john mccain would beat clinton. we'll be right back. all your important legal matters in just minutes. protect your family... and launch your dreams. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. >>> it's time that we do what's right for our party and our candidates and by the way, it's the right thing to do for our voters. they're not going to get a real debate of substance if it's run by a network who wants to help out hillary clinton. we're done putting up with this nons
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. yesterday, barbara bush, the daughter of former president george w. bush said she hopes hillary runs for president in 2016. the younger bush says the former secretary of state is "unbelievably accomplished, but she's not sure she would vote for her. backing in 2007, george w. bush himself singled out hillary clinton as the democratic candidate he liked best saying quote, i think she's a very formidable candidate and one of the interesting things that she brings is that she's been under pressure. she understands the klieg lights. at the same time, bush also said he thought the gop nominee who turned out to be john mccain would beat clinton. we'll be right back. are you flo? yes. is this the thing you gave my husband? well, yeah, yes. the "name your price" tool. you tell us the price you want to pay, and we give you a range of options to choose from. careful, though -- that kind of power can go to your head. that explains a lot. yo, buddy! i got this. gimme one, gimme one, gimme one! the power of the "name your price" tool. only from progressive. >>> it's time that we do what's right f
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
presidency in 2004, when george w. bush was running for re-election, you might remember that one of the ways the republicans tried to kind of game the system for that election, particularly in states where they thought things were going to be close, was they made sure in those states republicans pushed ballot measures for that fall's election that were anti-gay rights. they calculated that anti-gay marriage sentiment was so strong that it would drive conservative voters to the polls in really high numbers and while those conservative voters were there at the polls to vote against the gay, those voters, of course, could also be reliably counted on to vote for george w. bush as well. there were 11 anti-gay ballot measures sharing the ballot with george w. bush that year in 1 1 states and the anti-gay side won in every single one of those states. george w. bush won as well in 9 of those 11 states and, of course, he won the presidency. in that election and for years before and after, every single time that marriage rights for same-sex couples got a statewide vote in this country, it los
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. >> quickly we have to take a look at this. let's take a look at george bush. you're talking about. here is george bush talking about this from the golf course the other day about this whole thing about whether we go to war or not, take an act of war against assad in syrah. >> the president has a tough choice to make. and if he decides to use our military, the greatest military ever backing him up. i was not a fan of mr. assad. leallele he is an ally of iran and has made mischief. >> that was the common sense george bush i liked years ago. i wish he we had that years ago. we don't like the guy. he has bad friends. >> he is trying not to get in obama's way and not to play a role in this. i was funny was elite level trolling by donald rumsfeld. he said the president hasn't made the case for war, which just set off people on the left, right and center all over the place. when you have donald rumsfeld questioning your intelligence and your case for going to war in the middle east, i mean, i think that's trolling on a level. >> they all belong where they are with the american enterprise
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
mideast. i disagree profoundly. >>> heart scare. george w. bush, the president famous for his athletic lifestyle has undergone a heart procedure this morning to clear a blocked artery. the problem was found yesterday in a routine annual physical. we'll have the latest from dr. nancy snyderman. >>> the end of the graham era. after 80 years as a family-run business, the grahams are selling "the washington post" to amazon's ceo jeff bezos seen here deal making at a media summit last month in sun valley. but can the king of dotcom save print? >> we knew we could keep the "post" alive. we knew it could survive. but our aspirations for the "post" have always been higher by that. >> this is going to shake things up. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. nearly 100 u.s. government personnel flew out of yemen today on a c-17 air force cargo plane. leaving only a kel stal emergenskeletal emergency staff behind because of what the state department is calling the extremely high threat level. th all of this comes after the interception of al qaeda communications threatening major attacks
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am EDT
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FOX Business
Aug 4, 2013 2:30am EDT
juan. i resentthe fact that he said if you are not for the obama or george bush and you don't like the poor and you are attacking the poor. porpeople are not entitled to have the entire life put on the taxpayer. >> we got to go. -- this mayor is acowed of sexual loha -- sexually harassing his staff. >> no way that the citizen should be on the hook. >> talk about taxpayer harrassment. the mayor of san diego is a cowed of sexual harrassment the city didn't give them sexual harrassment training and katy help us to explain. this is unbelievable. king of the war on women. they want taxpayers to to the the bill for bad behaviorpause he doesn't have manners. eight womename forward with claps of sexual harrassment with this guy. there is no wi taxpayers should to the the bill because he can't control himself. nfillener. time for h to step away from the podium. >> the wonderful thing about this. hollywood will make a porn movie called how to sex perverts get in public office. weiner and spwrer and this guy. it is crazy. and there must be something in the atmosphere that is makg these morons
Current
Aug 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
in eight years of george bush? >> my producer just coughed up a hairball. >>sorry. >>just be grateful current tv doesn't come in "smell-o-vision" >> oh come on! the sweatshirt is nice and all, but i could use a golden lasso. (vo)only on current tv. cenk off air>>> alright in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks! i think the number 1 thing than viewers like about the young turks is that were honest. they know that i'm not bsing them for some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know i'm going to be the first one to call them out. cenk on air>> what's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw cenk off air>>> i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air>>> you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air>>> and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the audience gets that, i actually mean it. cenk on
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 11:30am PDT
the case of former president george w. bush and his heart procedure as a cent example. if mr. bush visited a general intern nift practicing sound-based care, he would not have had cardiac testing. what value does a stress test have for an otherwise healthy 67-year-old? no study has shown that this examination improvens outcomes. follow-up test, only necessary, because of the initial unnecessary screening tests are usually paid for by medicine. further stressing our health care system. he's commending the efforts of the former president's doctors. dr. siegel, a profoefrs medicine at new york university's lamedil center. >> physicians should not be speculating wildly about facts they don't have. doctors doing, that oncologists saying he should have a colonoscopy, not a stress test. in um number one, he was having some symptoms and one third of all heart attacks occur in people with atypical systmptoms like h was having. number two, someone vigorously exercising is a candidate for it. his diet in the white house wasn't the best. there was a pastry chef there. there were questions. the
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 12:30pm PDT
make the case using former president george w. bush and his recent heart procedure as an example. if mr. bush visited a general internist with -- he would not have had cardiac testing. what value does a stress test had for an otherwise healthy 66-year-old? no study showed it improvesout comes. the initial unnecessary streeng tests are usually paid for by medicare, further stressing our health care system. dr. mark siegel took issue with that account in an opinion piece in usa today. he's commending the efforts of the former president's doctors. dr. siegel, a member of our fox news medical aid team and professor of medicine at new york university medical center. you didn't sympathy much of that article, did you? >> physicians should not be speculating wildly about facts they have, let alone media experts. doctors doing that, oncologists saying he should have a colonoscopy not a stress test. i got information from the bush camp to counter this. number one, he was having symptoms. one-third of all heart attacks occur in people with atypical symptoms like he was having. someone exerc
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
. >>> barbara bush, the daughter of former president george bush said she would like to see hillary clinton run in 2016 but did not say she would vote for clinton saying it would depend who she would be running against. >>> michelle obama told parade magazine that the country is ready for its first woman president and mrs. obama said a definite no when asked if she would run in the future. >>> former house speak ser newt gingrich is now on instagram. his first post was a photo of him hanging out with some lemurs. very random indeed. i'm a big fan of lemurs. they're very cute. >>ure like a zologist. >> beyonce and animals give me life. >> that's your therapy? . >> exactly. i love it. if i had told you it was going to be august 16th and we weren't going to have a hurricane yet -- >> i would not have believed you. >> i would have lost a lot of money. here we are is, tropical storm aaron is well out in the atlantic. i have zero concerns with this storm ever affecting anyone listening. as far as the gulf, it doesn't look like it's going to develop anytime either, sending moisture and hea
NBC
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
president known for his fitness. george w. bush at the operating room and how he's doing tonight. do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> new at 5:00, nbc news chief justice correspondent pete williams is reporting a libyan man, ahmed ca ta la is charged with playing a significant role in last year's attack on the u.s. dipietroic compound in benghazi. he's the first person known to be charged in connection with that attack which killed four people including piedmont high and uc berkeley grad ambassador chris stevenson. ca ta la has been described as the founder of a libyan extremist group. vegs are have said they believe he was at the u.s. consulate during the attack. u.s. authorities have identified about half a dozen other people also suspected of being involved in that attack. >>> at the same time the terror alert about a possible al qaeda attack has been ratcheted up another notch with the ordered that nonessential u.s. personnel be evacuated f
SFGTV2
Aug 14, 2013 12:30pm PDT
cloistered. i remember a dinner during the george w. bush administration in southern california. it was norman lear and his wife, larry david, bob scheer. they were sitting around w eeping in their expensive soup about the fact that we were living in hell. rupert murdoch on the media. george bush was president. norman lear had his pulse on american culture for 30 years. why cannot figure out how to deal -- deliver a message that is important and happening? >> that is important. we can find messages that speak to people where they are. they can also have some satire like stewart or colbert. there is the idea of exposing with satire. it opens people's eyes to the hypocrisy and corruption of our politics. the problem is you want the captivating stories and images and vocabulary, but a lot of the colbert-stewart stuff is so absurd and over the top that people do not want to get engaged. >> that is where a large number of people get their news. >> i think the obama campaign was a pivotal point, bringing people in. now they leave. there is the possibility that people will come back in. i
CNN
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
george w. bush, who we most recently saw in april when his presidential library opened there at smu in dallas. he has had a stent placed in his heart to deal with the blockage. as we get more details, we will be bringing those to you, but we'll be right back after a quick break. ♪ ♪ ♪ i've got something for you too. (announcer) fancy feast delights with cheddar. a meal that is sure to delight your cheese lover. now available in the classic form she loves. fancy feast. the best ingredient is love. >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> all right, we have breaking news coming in to cnn right now. we just learned former president george w. bush underwent a procedure this morning where he had a stent put in his heart to open up a blockage that was discovered in an artery. he went in yesterday for just really a routine physical examination, which he gets every year at the cooper clinic in dallas, and this is something that his doctors there discovered. so, according to a statement that's come out from his office, the procedure was performed successfully this morning, without complication,
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 11:00pm PDT
reasonable last night when discussing the nsa and i think if you replaced him with george bush, nobody would be complaining. george bush would have said the same. >> not on jay leno. >> you act like a hypocrite, you condemn him because it came out of his mouth. having said that, there's an overwhelming amount of chaos inside and outside this country. president obama takes on the role of a calm pilot, weaving the plane through the storm. the problem is his policies. you can argue about being on jay leno. that's not the problem, the problem is he should be doing something about bigger issues like joblessness, which is a fact that he is not at all engaged in the fracking issue which would do a lot to reduce strife in the middle east, lower the four buck, five gallon buck of gas. not ragging on him for playing basketball. what a bunch of baby games. >> i push back a little, too. i don't have a problem with him playing golf on free time, but when you close 22 embassies, pull that many american diplomats off line. >> he hasn't come out in an official presidential press conference to talk about all
CNN
Aug 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT
deserve to but the optics are very important. george bush was criticized a lot for optics. thank you very much, dana. thank you jim and barbara starr. >>> tomorrow secretary of state john kerry will be on cnn state of the union. that's sunday morning 9:00 eastern right here on cnn. >>> in a move that surprised many d.c. pundits, the president made his case for military action and then said it's now up to congress. new great panel will dig into that. you don't want to miss them. it's going to be better on camera. >>> just ahead, the new york times website disappeared off the web for hours and a group of syrian hackers said they did it. could they take down more than just websites. i have low testosterone. there, i said it. see, i knew testosterone could affect sex drive, but not energy or even my mood. that's when i talked with my doctor. he gave me some blood tests... showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% testosterone gel. the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy increases testosterone when used
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, jeremy. i'm not barack obama. he clearlison me. >>> coming up, the ghost of george w. bush. chronic lies and deceptions of the bush administration in iraq have undermined the case for action in syria. don't you think? as one british member of parliament put it, the well has been poisoned. too many crying wolf out there. >>> also the obama/clinton alliance. bill clinton is making a big speech next week at his library pushing the affordable care act. who is the big dog trying to help? the current president or possible future one? >>> plus, segregation laws are a thing of the past. yeah. but we have often self-segregated ourselves into black neighborhoods and white neighborhoods. tonight, the challenges and culture shock for the african-american youngster when he leaves his neighborhood for college. >>> finally, let me finish with the usual suspects pushing this war in syria. and this is "hardball." the place for politics. i think farmers care more about the land than probably anyone else. we've had this farm for 30 years. we raise black and red angus cattle. we also produce natural ga
MSNBC
Aug 4, 2013 5:00am PDT
test in the george w. bush years that went the other way. that said, we're going to cut all kinds of taxes and it's going to unleash lots of economic growth. the opposite happened. not only did it not unleash economic improgrowth, it was a decade, but of course the deficit became a big problem again. i don't think it's fair to say there are a lot of moving parts. there's always a lot of moving parts. i think the policy lesson just hasn't been learned. >> and we were given a surplus. >> tax revenue in the bush years did go up but spending went up more. that was the big problem. in the clinton years spending as a percentage of the economy actually shrunk because -- >> you're introducing -- i agree with you -- relevant moving point. the argument here is if you implement a tax increase in terms of bill clinton or a tax cut in terms of george bush can you go to a place where this has tremendously horrible or tremendously wonderful effects. the clinton years -- >> overall the empirical evidence is overwhelming that increased taxes lead to lower economic growth but other factors mean in the
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 1:40am PDT
, we have work to do. >> let's get to it. former president george w. bush expected to be released from a dallas hospital after undergoing surgery for a blocked artery. >> mr. bush was said to be in very good spirits after the operation anxious to return home. with more, our white house correspondent jonathan karl. >> whether mountain biking in texas or playing golf with wounded warriors, george w. bush at 67 seems to be as active and physically fit in retirement as he was during his white house days. but a routine physical found a blockage in a crucial artery that supplies the heart with blood. doctors inserted a stent to prop open the artery so the blood can get through. bush has no history of heart trouble. and his spokesman says he had absolutely no symptoms indicating a problem. in fact, he had just gone mountain biking over the weekend and less than three months ago did his annual 100 kilometer ride paying tribute to wounded warriors. >> here's the thing about life. you are going to get dealt a hand you didn't want to play. that's what is going to happen to all of us. the que
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 10:00am PDT
was one of the people, we referred to george bush as king george a lot of us. that's how we saw george bush and his administration. i really don't think there's much of a threat to the checks and balances. it's no more a threat to our democracy than the senate or the senate rule and filibuster, t the -- one senator's ability to hold a nomination of the president up. the need to get 67 votes in the senate, to get anything done. all these things are the checks and balances and any president deserves -- needs -- he's the only one elected nationwide. no one else is, all the senators and members and districts are states. he's got to use that power to get what he wants done. then, yes, the other checks and balances and the courts can step in. i don't think there's anything -- this is not unusual. obama is not doing anything any other president, particularly george bush didn't do. >> mark, to joe's point there, the president has to use his power to get things done. lot of people say that involves building relationships on capitol hill persuading people with meetings and consensus. the
CNBC
Aug 9, 2013 7:00pm EDT
ago after 9/11 where george bush to get the patriot act through. huge battles. i want to know is obama ready? does he have the stomach to go into a legislative battle such as he's going to have to have? he wants this committee to report in 60 days that's going to fix the foreign surveillance court, 60 days. he's also got obama care coming up in 60 days and also a continuing resolution coming bin 60 days. do you think he has the stomach for this? >> no. he hasn't shown the character or shown the leadership to be able to do this because look that. he did this press conference on a friday. on a friday afternoon during the middle of august when hoping some people weren't watching and i think the real reason why he did this press conference and why it was so much about the nsa and the spying, was because he saw his negatives in the polling going up over 50%. there's several national polls right now that have his disapproval ratings over 50% and he's got real problems with his base and he was talking to his base today. he was saying know the spying is not that bad. the worst thing in t
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 1:00am PDT
. the pitch was not in a george bush style you need my steady hand on this site so we can continue and keep being protected. we are kind of done now. they are on the run. and it turns out that's not the case. people wanted to hear that message i think the press was happy to deliver that message. despite something like benghazi which was a pretty big attack on 9/11. now we are finding out we should have done more work on those embassies and secured them much better. >> what he also said and bernard you can chime in here. the president has said consistently that we can't keep now fighting this war on terror forever. the national defense university speech. now several weeks ago, you know, we can't fight this perpetual war. i kind of many have some, you know, empathy for that point of view. can't have a war machine that never ends. the fact is we do have real threats out there. to down play the threats, what looks like for political reasons last year, is really reprehensible. especially after what we saw with benghazi. >> i don't think down playing the threats at all. playing it straig
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
? >>> heart scare, how did a man as fit as former president george w. bush end up in surgery? and trapped a terrifying day for superstar usher, his son caught under water by the powerful suction of the underwater swimming pool drain. >> my nephew was in the pool and he went and i couldn't get him. >> a warning for everyone in the summer season. >>> and a good evening to all of you. we begin with that worldwide terror alert. tonight america taking new action. the u.s. military evacuated americans out of the embassy in yemen and they are intensifying the hunt for the leaders of the terror plot. so does this mean the risk has increased tonight? abc's chief foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz tells us what is happening right now. >> reporter: today a u.s. navy reconnaissance plane circled yemen's capital, scouring the streets and alley ways below searching for terrorist operatives behind a plan u.s. intelligence believes involves a strike on the u.s. embassy or other western targets with explosive trucks. craig, a freelance journalist in the city described the eyes in the sky
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
morning a health scare for former president george w. bush. during his annual physical yesterday, doctors found a blockage in an artery. this morning, president bush had a stent to open that blockage. he is supposedly in good spirits and eager to return to a normal schedule. and we have home insurance. but if we made a claim, our rate would go up... [ whispering ] shhh. you did it right. you have allstate claim rate guard so your rates won't go up just because of a claim. [ whispering ] are we still in a dream? no, you're in an allstate commercial. so get allstate home insurance with claim rate guard... [ whispering ] goodnight. there are so many people in our bedroom. [ dennis ] talk to an allstate agent... [ doorbell rings ] ...and let the good life in. (announcer) flavors talk tthis delicious gent... are worth searching for. friskies. feed the senses. >>> alex rodriguez. >> chicago fans let alex rodriguez have it as he returned from the disabled list and made his 2013 season debut for the new york yankees the same day he got slapped with major league baseball's longest suspension ever
FOX News
Aug 31, 2013 10:00am PDT
decisions. take that from george w. bush w who will not enter into the fray of this but understands what president obama is going through. he has been in that oval office. making these tough calls. there is only a few living americans who will understand how difficult these positidecis are. >> we are given the heads up of 1:15 eastern time for this statement. as often happens, with this white house, it is a bit delayed. we don't have a two-minute warning as of yet. we are back with our panel, chris wallace and ollie north. what do you expect him to say? is this more laying out the case? >> i think we will probably -- with a situation where he will announce he will continue to deliberate on this and will try to build some relationships. my guess is because the window is so narrow. you would have to do this tomorrow night. sunday might. because he is not going to do it before he briefs the rest of the members of congress. that's going to be tomorrow. he is going to leave monday night for sweden and then -- but -- that gives him essentially sunday night or monday night to make the atta
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 9:00pm PDT
common ground with the muslim world. that his was a new presidency. that he was no george bush. >> there must be a sustained effort to listen to each other. to learn from each other. to respect one another. and to seek common ground. as the holy koran tells us, be conscious of god and speak always the truth. that is what i will try to do today. >> mr. president, with all due respect, i have news for you. george bush was more popular in the arab world than you are right now. the truth? you're indecisive, unclear and if he canless foreign policy has literally run our relationship with that region into the ground. and here's the rub. you've been giving billions of our dollars to countries who not only give us nothing in return but who literally hate our guts. remember these scenes from last year? and that arab spring where you predicted good things were happening in the arab world? the dawn of democracy is coming? but how long are we supposed to wait for that dawn? and how many sleepless nights do we have to go through to get to it? ironically, it was your administration that threw egyptian
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 9:00am PDT
the erection of a defense on some folks on the right who say, do you remember how george bush was treated? i just think the signage and language and history is so much deeper and these images are so much more insensitive than anything that george bush faced. >> but i think the really important comparison is to back to the last democratic president who made republicans crazy with hate for him. so lfb i images like that are racist, but i don't think republicans hate him because he's black, but because he's a democratic president, and a lot of the discussion gets built around his race. republicans would tell you that he had orchestrated the murder of vince foster and he was a rapist and all these other horrible thing. >> i think that's very different that go home, you're 47% kneelingo and go home, kenyan. these are cultural stereotypes, rachellely inflammatory. >> i mostly agree with what josh said i think the hatred comes first and then you use everything you have, but there are some things unique. we have people questioning whether he was born in the united states. it goes on, if y
CNN
Aug 29, 2013 1:00pm PDT
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CNN
Aug 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
just one day. it's been raining for weeks in this area. >>> coming up, george w. bush has heart surgery. the road ahead up next. >>> a bomb shell in the rumored romance between jfk and marilyn monroe. details this year. >>> we know sharks can be terrifying but movies like "jaws" show that people also love them. as discovery channel's shark week keep proving over and over again, how it's big business behind the bite. how'd you d9 out of 10.iz today? 9 out of ten? that's great. ♪ nothing says, "i'm happy to see you too," like a milk-bone biscuit. ♪ say it with milk-bone. ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. [ mathto fight chronic.all-new osteoarthritis pain.. to fight chronic low back pain. to take action. to take the next step. today, you will know you did something for your pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a pain reliever fda-approved to manage chronic musculo
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 8:00pm PDT
obama's policies. >> that's incredibly unfair. black unemployment is skyrocketing under george bush as well. >> laura: not like this huh-uh. >> black has declined for the last 50 years. >> laura: this is hope and change, michael. michael, this is hope and change. you can't blame bush five years into a presidency. you have to look at barack obama's record. >> four and a half years. have you had job growth in this country four and a half years. for the first time. >> laura: part time job growth 93% of the jobs created in the last year, michael, part-time jobs. >> look somebody in the eye laura someone is unemployed you don't have a job part-time job good luck? folks out of work will take anything they can get. >> we are talk about income inequality. >> absolutely. lawyer you are i think he is right. i think we have a middle class that is eroding in this country i agree with jay-z on that. sadly, his -- the person that he is supporting and unwavering your support is unwavering his policies have really done nothing to spur the type of growth that will help everybody, black, white, hispanic
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
killed in the crash. >>> a heart scare for george w. bush. the former president waking up in a hospital. why doctors decided to operate >>> checking out to be another nervous day on wall street, as stocks open lower for the second-straight day. the dow lost 93 points on fears that the federal reserve could begin pulling back on its massive infusion of cash that's been so popular with traders. >>> the feds are going after bank of america as the government tries to clean up the behavior that led to the great recession. the justice department is suing b of a for allegedly lying to investors about the risks of the toxic loans that led to the housing collapse. a banks spokesman said investors had ample access to the underlaying data. >>> we're keeping our cars and trucks longer than ever. there's 247 million cars and trucks in the u.s. average age, nearly 11 1/2 years old. two years older than the average age in 2007. new car sales are surging. >>> all right. a giant powerball jackpot will be worth at least $425 million. a single winner would get nearly $245 million before the taxes
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 1:00am PDT
the day, the american people get really tired of the attack, attack, attack. george bush got reelected to a second term with a constant attack from the media and the democrats. in fact, many of the things the media won't report on barack obama, they would attack george bush for. he still managed to get reelected. conservative that's the they take the high road, once they have a critical issue, it resonates like the irs scandal, like obamacare. >> i'm actually heading to frank's vineyard. but it's just a pub down the street. >>> darling of the left richard dawkins facing friendly fire after criticizing islam. where's the outcry when christianity is attacked? we'll examine the double standard. >>> then it's war. as more and more restaurants ban kids. you know those little creatures? and more and more parents are fighting back. we hop0i0i@&@f q q0q?????j >>> celebrity, he is under fair for mocking muslims. he wrote all the world's muslims have fewer nobel prizes than trinity college, cambridge. they did great things in the middle ages though. this has sparked outrage from
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 2:00am PDT
sum of cool $244.7 million. >> joel -- jo lyn, thank you. >>> president george w. bush waking up in a hospital this morning after under going heart surgery. the latest on his condition. and whether you could also be at risk. >> is this t-shirt sexist? it is sparking so much controversy the store is now pulling it from shelves. so... [ gasps ] these are sandra's "homemade" yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. [ villain ] well mr. baldwin... it appears our journey has come to a delightful end. then i better use the capital one purchase eraser to redeem my venture miles for this trip. purchase eraser? it's the easy way to erase any recent travel expense. i just pick a charge, like my flight with a few taps, it's taken care of. impressive baldwin. does it work for hotels? absolutely thank goodness. mrs. villain and i are planning our... you scare me. and i like it. let's go what's in your wallet? in the news sgoerg w. bush expected to be released fr
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2013 7:00am EDT
. >> host: laura tweets in george bush started the aids program in africa, the one good thing he did foreign policywise. >> guest: i suppose i would concede that. i don't know what else to say about president bush. , i don't think he was concerned substantively about a great deal of things, certainly not about black issues, and so i am at a loss for words to comment beyond about george bush. >> host: rodney in baltimore, go ahead with your question or comment for randall robinson. >> caller: hal r. you? a pleasure and honor to speak with you. meanwhile calling about blackwell's disparities, the american banking system where we got most of our wealth in the housing sector and lower wages in employment. under the obama administration, if african-americans are doing worse under his administration more than the previous four administrations? >> guest: unemployment among blacks is 16%. whites are doing marginally better, blacks are doing significantly worse. the question is how much of that do we ascribe to the president? of course there are other market forces and factors, i suppose, but
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 5:00am EDT
was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault statement on an application for a fishing license about how long she lived in the state. she says it was all a misunderstanding. >>> and a new jersey corn maze gets political to draw attention. a farmer created a corn maze showing images of chris christie and barbara quinn, both candidate for governor. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> it's been five decades since martin luther king jr. gave his legendary speech. starting this week, people from all over will gather to celebrate. melissa mollet is in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. nice to see you. that's right, this really has been in the works for yea
FOX Business
Aug 4, 2013 9:30am EDT
juan. i resent the fact that he said if you are not for the obama or george bush and you don't like thpoor and you are attacking the poor. porpeople are not entitled to have the entire life put on the xpayer. >> we got to go. -- this mayor is cowed of sexu loha -- sually harassing his staff. >> no way that the citizen should be on the hook. the boys used doue miles from their capital one venture card to fly home for the big family reunion. you must be garth's fathe hello. mother. mother! traveling is easy witthe venture card because you can fly any airline anytime. two words. double miles! this guy can act. wanna play dodge rock? oh, you guys! and with double miles you can actuay use, you never miss the fun. beard growing contest and go! ♪ win! what's in your wallet? >> talk about taxpayer harrassment. the mayor of san diego is a cowed of sual harrassment the city didn't give them sexual harrassment training and katy help us to explain. this is unbelievable. king of the war on women. they want taxpayers to to the the bl for bad behavior pause he doesn't have manners. eight women c
NBC
Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
george w. bush is hospitalized tonight, recovering from a procedure to open up a blocked artery in his heart. doctors discovered the blockage during a routine exam and placed a stent in the artery. it's a pretty common procedure, performed thousands of times each year in the country. still, the news caught a lot of us offguard, as the 67-year-old former president has always appeared quite fit, and is known for maintaining a vigorous exercise regiment. and so tonight, his diagnosis has put the spotlight on the limits of a healthy lifestyle when it comes to a healthy heart. our chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman starts us off. >> reporter: when he was in office, president bush's medical team declared him to be in the superior fitness category. with low blood pressure and low cholesterol levels. >> i had my physical. and i'm feeling pretty good. >> reporter: even after leaving office, president bush has continued to maintain an active exercise regimen six times a week. >> it doesn't take much time to stay fit. 30 minutes, five days a week. >> reporter: during a routine physical, the
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
former president george w. bush to the hospital last week for a heart operation from a guy who stays really fit. he bicycles. he exercises. and you might, too. but we want you to know the warning signs. what it means for all of us. "sunday housecall," coming up. >>> the latest on an american missionary in north korea now hospitaled. kenneth bae. north korea's supreme court claims he used his tourism business to form groups to overthrow their government. bae's sister said he's being treated for an enlarged heart now, chronic diabetes and back pain. they're still pleading for his release. >>> an exclusive fox news center interview. arizona senator john mccain weighing in on the president's plan to reform government surveillance programs. the president outlining his proposals on friday, calling for increased transparency and more. here is senator mccain's reaction. >> there's a careful balance here between preserving our assets and capabilities and making sure the american people are convinced that their privacy is not being violated. and it is a careful balance. right now, as i mention
SFGTV2
Aug 14, 2013 1:00pm PDT
being decided by the governors, bush's brother, a supreme court judge chosen by his father. >>> george bush was asked if he had ever been wrong and said he could not think of a time. he is still saying that. [laughter] humble man. we are about out of time. do you have a short question? >> what is the circulation of "the nation"? >> 1.5 million readers online and 160,000 paper circulation. paul newman was a great and loyal friend and supporter. his partner in crime, robert redford, has been a supporter. we have a circle of 100 people who give each year. 30,000 associates give little each month above the subscription price in the belief it is not just a media institution but a community. there are 40 discussion groups around the country. [applause] >> these people obviously support it for what it espouses and believes in. do they all know that you have dirty martinis and marvin gaye? >> you have to keep perspectives. everyone's work is demanding. it is trying to make sense of these times and keep some hope. if we were meeting this time last year, it was a bully -- bleak time. we were com
LINKTV
Aug 29, 2013 5:30am PDT
frequently as former president george bush. >> a targeted, focused effort at people who are on a list of active terrorists who are trying to go in and harm americans. >> the geopolitical landscape has forced the u.s. president to reengage, first in libya. obama reluctantly entered the conflict, pushed by france and the u.k. the united states took command of operations for a few days before handing over to nato. the president referred to see the britain and -- to see britain and france shoulder most of the raid. with syria, obama has little choice. in 2009, he drew a red line on the use of chemical weapons which now seems to have been crossed. >> the president understands that his credibility is at stake in ways that he really has to balance this against a strong public opinion in united states against any significant intervention in syria or anywhere else in the middle east. >> the president may have a tough job convincing america. according to a recent poll, nearly 60% of americans are against any type of military intervention in syria. >> every year, thousands of undocumented migrants
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 1:00pm EDT
person for it. >> host: you call to choose from an campaign. choose clinton on boost george bush. >> guest: they were excited to get rid of 12 years of reagan-bush. you have to realize in 1992, it was economically pretty depressed. people as much as they did in 2001 at op to miss him. they wanted to turn the page. they want to see the country in a different direction. there was someone who presented the ideology is baby boomers. it seemed very natural that they would get us excited and caught up in that. >> host: in train to come read the entire time and mtv as alcohol and smoke for a committed vegetarian and a virgin. was that rare? >> guest: to have all of those things in the same person, yeah, that was pretty rare. some punk rockers would call that straight edge. there are an entire stream within the punk rock community that feel like they need control of your body is the wisest thing you can do. i did not have that sort of intention are philosophy or foresight. it just so happened i had been sober. i didn't find drugs and alcohol did anything for me. i was worried i would be something
FOX
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
george w. bush nominated rice to be national security advisor. >> congratulations. >> reporter: condoleezza rice has an impressive resume. in 1981 at the age of 26 she became a professor at stanford and later went on to become university provote. she was unique, a woman specializes in soviet affairs. in 1989 she joined then president's george w. bush's white house staff as a member of the security council. >> she is an expert on russia and eastern europe. >> reporter: retired san francisco state international relations professor miller says there's no question that rice is the right person for the job of advisor. rice spoke about the racism her family endured. >> my father joined our party because in 1952, the democrats would not register him to vote. the republicans did. >> reporter: one of her play mates was among four little girls killed in 1963 when a white racist bombed the church. rice says her parents thought her to never allow racism to hold her back. those who know rice say if there are scars from her past, they don't know. >> i see no distortions from the kinds of thi
FOX
Aug 6, 2013 12:00pm PDT
here with what's in store for the rest of the workweek. >>> and former george w. bush recovering from surgery. when you smoke, addictive ingredients like nicotine pull you in. every day, over 1200 people die from smoking-related diseases. don't sink deeper into addiction. pull yourself out! >>> the fort hood shooting trial finally got underway this morning after delays. major nadal hasan is accused in the shooting rampage in fort hood in folks. 13 people were killed and 32 others were wounded. acting as his own attorney in his opening statement, he said "the evidence will clearly show that i am the shooter." hasan tried to plead guilty but milt law requires a not guilty plea in death penalty cases. >>> in boston a federal jury has begun deliberations in the trial of james whitey bulger. he's accused of 19 killings and 13 counts of extortion and money laundering during a 20- year reign of terror. closing arguments wrapped up yesterday. the 83-year-old has pleaded not guilty to all counts. he fled boston in 1994. he's one of the nation's most wanted fugitives until he was captured
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
george w. bush years when, you know, he looked into his soul and he could see the real man of vladimir putin. students of russia and people who understand russia, i think, believe that in the era of the new openness after the collapse of the soviet union, there is still a strain and a very strong strain now, of the old lurch to more totalitarian or communist thought. clearly putin has been of that mind set. he is not changing. doesn't mean we can't work with him on some things. but we have to be much more realistic. >> putin doesn't care about snowden. he couldn't care less with him. he is using this. >> to prop himself up. >> show how tough he is. i'm much tougher than your guy. and that's what he is doing. so, if it were me. if i were barack obama, number one, i wouldn't say anything publicly because that strengthens putin. that gives him more power. i would send kerry over there. pretty soon. >> oh, god. that's going to be a disaster. >> bill: kerry, you might not like him, but kerry can be forceful. >> he has done so well on the middle east peace process. >> give it a chance. they
MSNBC
Aug 3, 2013 3:00am PDT
having me. >> so first of all, george w. bush with that statement -- >> who else do you need, right? you know? you going to listen to me, at least you'll listen to george bush. >> right. one of the things i want to think about here is the extent to which this has come back into our conversation around the zimmerman case. but i feel like, for example, when the president stood and talked about his experiences of personal profiling that maybe we started to lose -- the conversation has typically been about structural, institutional, and police profiling. >> right, right. i mean, human rights watch back in 2000 was talking about this. they looked at seven states across the country that actually had these 80% to 90% numbers. decade before that, we had studies in new york, they were looking at it and showing how rikers island and prisons across new york, it was the same seven neighborhoods. so yeah, we need to think about systemic and structural issues because it's not something band-aids on cancer can fix. we need to look at how to look at this and correct the last 30 to 40 years of tough on c
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
of the many reasons i'm against be this strike can the way george bush ran foreign policy for this country for eight years. here he is this morning on the golf course talking about war with syria. >> the president's got a tough choice to make. if he decides to use our military, he'll have the greatest military ever backing him up. >> right. >> what has syria been like for the u.s. in the eight years that you bed? >> i was not a fan of mr. assad. he's an ally of iran and he's made mischief. >> what would a strike in the middle east be without bush talking about it? it just wouldn't seem the same, would it? bush is giving president obama a backhanded pass. in other words, he's saying i don't have any problem if you hit this guy who had some mischief. i didn't get along with him. bush is no authority on what course this country should take when it comes to middle east matters. he was wrong before. and he's wrong right now. when it comes to world credibility, president obama, well, he's trying to mop up the bush years and the bush legacy. they don't know if they can count on us or not.
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to be boycotted n san francisco, abc 7 news. >> former president george w. bush expected to be released from the hospital after undergoing a heart procedure, doctors discovered a blockage and today, insert aid stent to open it. the 67-year-old expected to resume normal activities on thursday. carolyn johnson is here with more on the type of procedure. here is a look at the human heart. the reason people typically get a stent is because plaque build up that is formed by ldl cholesterol in the blood that can accumulate over time with no symptoms. in the type of procedure+dv the stent is inserted into an artery to clear the blockage open it, helping blood flow unobstructed. the representatives say his prob jemz -- problems showed up during a stress test. but stress tests not usually routine in patients with no symptoms. raising questions about possible overtreatment of people start to expect stress tests. >> a concern is that some high end clinics starting to do stress tests without then you find something. >> there are warning signs. they can be subtle. talk to your doctor if yo
PBS
Aug 30, 2013 8:00pm PDT
this inevitable contrast that will be made as it has been throughout this whole iraq, that george bush was unilateral without a you couldand now argue obama has less of a coalition than bush did. bush didn't get the u.n. he was forced, but did get a u.n. resolution saddam hussein was out of compliance with u.n. he hads and bush argued a right to go and he also got permission from congress with and hillary clinton voting for him. it doesn't look like barack congress. wait for >> i think this is a case where the administration seems to have decided this is going to be on willing to do it, not only for the region itself region,allies in the but also for the case of iran which is one where the united states the which has said ryan braun -- not be permitted to have a nuclear weapon, the thatistration is conscious if we don't act, the president having elevated that red line, they're going to conclude -- >> conclude -- gwen: that word credibility runs through this whole thing which what we say oro no one will believe us. >> kerry brought that up explicitly. gwen: and also kerry talked ab
FOX News
Aug 3, 2013 1:30pm PDT
term so far. >> first of all, it's a ronald reagan program and then a george bush program. you call it obama phones. it's intended to help people that are looking for a job that need a phone number that people can call to reach them. if they have a job available. this is the best of america that we encourage people to get jobs. we give them the opportunity to step up. these phones are only, by the way, only valued for about a buck or two before they run out. it's not an endless deal. >> eric: let me say, $2.2 billion. >> it's not tax dollars, eric. >> eric: let me begin gotta wayne, carlos slim, worth $72 billion, second richest man in the world, his company made $450 million off the obamacare phone program? >> let me tell you. obama picked up the phone and called eric holder, eric you remember fast and furious, i got a new program, it's called slow and stupid. [ laughter ] >> and we're doing this one with carlos slim because he was a big donor to our campaign. so we're going to buy the phones from him. by the way, hillary is in on it because she said nobody cares. and lois lerner i
PBS
Aug 31, 2013 12:30pm PDT
. the great recession began almost six years ago in december 2007 and continued through george bush's years in office, 2008. >> president obama inherited the recession in 2009 and lasted for six months. it officially ended in june of 2009, president obama's first term. when the recession hit in 2007, unemployment was at 4.7%. today, it is at 7.4%. so, unemployment is still 2.7% higher than what it was before the great recession, 2007-2009. item, job losses. during the 2007-2009 reception, 8.7 million jobs were lost, but since 2009 end, 6.7 million jobs have been created over the four-year period, 2009 to 2013. that means we are still at a deficit of 2 million jobs. >> do you have the impression sitting here as five auditors? >> i hope not. >> you want to do anything with these numbers before we all collapse of bored em? >> ? >> all of us who work in print and media have seen what happens with the seismic changes like amazon and the new internet economy that we are in. this also offers a lot of opportunities. jeff bazo's taking over the washington post, for example. he understands distributi
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2013 2:00am PDT
former president george bush said hey, good luck with that. let me know how that works out. i'd be curious, yes, yes. >> wow. welcome to the sideshow that was jay leno last night on the topic making headlines today, syria. well, "the tonight show" certainly hasn't shied away from us policy lately, foreign or domestic. here he was on the irs' reversal on same-sex marriage. >> now the irs announced for first time it will treat same-sex marriages the same as heterosexual ones. that shows how far we have come, when gay couples can be screwed by the irs just the same as straight couples. yes, yes. yes. >> wow. well, i guess there are two sides to every coin. >>> finally, the nixon tapes released last week are a treasure trove of material for historians. i actually listened to the last conversation the former president had on tape before the recording system was shut down, removed from the white house in july of '73. classic nixon here. here he is speaking with his secretary, rosemary woods, just before leaving for hospital with a bad case of pneumonia. these were the final words caught
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 6:30pm EDT
lucky. >> reporter: then another future president calls. >> george bush is on the phone. >> hello? >> mr. president? >> that's h.w. bush. he had seen the speech, too. >> i really was proud of you. i know it was tough. i just wanted to tell you that. >> reporter: this time nixon sounds anxious to wrap up. >> this is going to come through good and a lot of people rooting for you. >> all right boy, good of you to call. >> reporter: the tapes themselves would spell the ends of nixon in office despite what bush said at the end of the call. >> this, too, shall pass. >> reporter: it did not. >>> still ahead right here on "world news," new ways to protect your family home from thieves and the kind of day burglars are most likely to strike. >>> and a young boy, the big wish and the superstar who made it happen, america strong tonight. [ whispering ] shhh. it's only a dream. and we have home insurance. but if we made a claim, our rate would go up... [ whispering ] shhh. you did it right. you have allstate claim rate guard so your rates won't go up just because of a claim. [ whispering ] are
CBS
Aug 10, 2013 6:00pm PDT
than george bush. that's not what they voted for, and the president is responding to that pressure with this call for reform. >> axelrod: major garrett with the president in martha's vineyard, thank you. the state department says 18 diplomatic posts in the middle east closed all this week because of a terror threat will reopen tomorrow. the embassy in yemen will remain closed, as will the consulate in lahore, pakistan, closed this past thursday due to a separate thread. today marks the end of the bloodiest ramadan in iraq in years. there was a wave of car bombings that targeted cafes. this has been the deadliest ramadan in six years in iraq. russia's new law banning expressions of supports for gay rights continues to generate an international backlash. we saw that today in the streets of london where opponents targeted next year's winter olympics in russia. here's charlie d'agata. >> gay rights for russia! >> reporter: a progay rally like this outside downey street in london today would be outlaud on the streets of moscow, which is exactly why these demonstrators came to be heard.
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 8:30pm PDT
president obama and george bush. i think in this sense what we've seen in terms of his reforms and his openness to transparency is probably something that is political. there's a usa today pew poll that showed that people underage 29 are absolutely appalled by what happened, and let's figure it, midterm elections coming up, a presidential election in 2016, and democrats need young people to vote for them, and youngsters do not like what happened. they think it was appalling. >> the big flip-flop. this is what president obama said two months ago on june 7th. this was prior to his nsa reform announcement. >> in the abstract you can complain about big brother and how this is a potential program run amuck but when you actually look at the details, then i think we've struck the right balance knew. now, given what we know about surveillance and the nsa's behavior, do you think the right balance between privacy and security has been struck? >> yes, i certainly do. i actually happen to be in favor of this kind of a program because i think of what would happen to this country if we had a half a
PBS
Aug 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
information. >> when the people in america voted for president obama, they thought finally george bush is leaving, no more bush, no more unilateral wars but what is president obama doing? exactly what president bush did. >> the u.n. inspectors left a hotel in damascus on friday apparently heading for inspection sites. they plan to leave syria on saturday morning shortening their stay. a resident of damascus says people are stocking up on food and moving away from military facilities out of concerns of possible military attacks. >>> a u.s. television network says the united states has proof that top syrian military officials discussed last week's chemical weapons attack after it reportedly took place. cnn says they intercepted telephone conversations form the basis for the u.s. conclusion that the syrian government was behind the attack. cnn quotes u.s. officials as saying the conversations show discussing the chemical attack in detail. they also said officers said it would be wise to refrain from launching more chemical attacks in the future because of the attention it was drawing. u.s. d
FOX News
Aug 3, 2013 8:30am PDT
are not for the obama or george bush and you don't like the poor and you are attacking the poor. porpeople are not entitled to have the entire life put on the taxpayer. >> we got to go. -- this mayor is a cowed of sexual loha -- sexually harassing his staff. >> no way that the citizen should be on the hook. the mayor caused the issues and now he is asking for tax dollars to go toward his defense. r your personal economy, helping you readjust along the way, refocus as careers change and kids head off to college, and revisit your investments as retirement gets closer. wherever you are today, fidelity's guidance can help you fine-tune your personal economy. start today with a free one-on-one review of your retirement plan. coming up a politician accused of sexually for over 60,000 california foster children, having necessary school supplies can mean the difference between success and failure. the day i start, i'm already behind. i never know what i'm gonna need. new school, new classes, new kids. it's hard starting over. to help, sleep train is collecting school supplies for local
PBS
Aug 29, 2013 11:30pm PDT
like george bush by engaging in a limited military strike in syria. therefore drawing united states deeper into another middle east conflict. >> irony, indeed. the white house indicated it may not wait for the united nations weapons inspectors to return from syria to present findings, emphasizing they will not be swayed by the u.n.. with other allies now saying they will not join any strike, and the united nations security council said to me in a few days -- set to meet in a few days, if washington goes soon it could find itself acting alone. >> the briefing just broke up. has the white house got the backing he needs here at home, if not abroad? like that is a question that will be answered in the coming hours. what we do know is smooth the evidence they presented, they actually said that bashar al- assad's brother may have been involved in the chemical weapons attack alleged on eastern damascus. they said they have intercepted some sort of calls and such removal in before the attack as well. this has not swayed some members of congress, key members of congress. we had bob corker, h
ABC
Aug 20, 2013 6:30pm EDT
republicans for making an issue of his little dog fala. i object he said. george bush and his self and dog portrait of barney, the scottish terrier he loved. and his dad's spring spaniel millie and her mind for foreing policy. >> my dog millie knows more about foreign affairs than these two bozos. >> reporter: of course we'll hear about harry truman having said, "if you want a friend in washington get a dog." in general, white house canines have known their place but bush's barney got annoyed at a reporter once. >> pete once tore a pant leg off the french ambassador that got him banned from the white house. also lbj signing a meat inspection bill and up hops yuki. # comeuppance perhaps for a president who hoisted his beagles like this. so why do we care sunny? well, you're the dog of a president now. and dogs makes presidents humans. >> a note before we go. there is a rare blue moon tonight. you won't see one again until 2015. send us your pictures. thanks for watching. we'll see you right here tomorrow night. good night. >>> on "the list," grandma gets high tech. the new tablet just for s
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 12:35am EDT
. remember when george bush's dog let this reporter know just what he thought of that question. but one thing is constant. every u.s. president has had at least one pet. because when a person is a friend, he knows who he can count on. the first president practically had a zoo, yes, george washington was the proud owner of many stallions, even a parrot, in addition to several dogs. welcome, sunny, may you spread some cheer. we can hope. thank you for watching "nightline," as always, we're on line at abcnews.com. for all of us here at abc news, good night, america. >>> "nsider," the top trending stories you need to know -- >>> they yanked me out of the car. it was scary. >> dick van dyke afteromg! i ch death after his car burst into flames. dick's wife's video of the charred remains and we have the hero that pulled the 87-year-old out. >> i pulled him really hard. >>> moving on after this star's suicide. >>> then -- >> are you shooting finn's episode yet? >> cory's "glee" death scene and the new memoir. >> is lea holding up kay? >>> and a star after losing his dad. >> i still get choked u
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 12:35am PDT
george bush's dog let this reporter know just what he thought of that question. but one thing is constant. every u.s. president has had at least one pet. because when a person is a friend, he knows who he can count on. the first president practically had a zoo, yes, george washington was the proud owner of many stallions, even a parrot, in addition to several dogs. welcome, sunny, may you spread some cheer. we can hope. thank you for watching "nightline," as always, we're on line at abcnews.com. for all of us here at abc news, good night, america.
CBS
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. ♪ undergoing a heart stent procedure. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to be discharged from the hospital tomorrow after undergoing a heart stent procedure. the 67-year-old had surgery in texas after doctors discovered a blocked article during his annual physical. a stent is used to prop open arteries. a spokesman said bush is in high spirit and is eager to return home. >>> all government personnel in yemen have flown out of the country in the fears of a port- a-potty tern terrorist attack. officials say they intercepted a secret message from al- qaida's leader urging mill at that particular times to, quote -- militants to quote, do something. >>> the u.s. solar accused in the fort hood shooting rampage says he did it and he'll prove it. he is representing himself in a court-martial which started today. susan mcginnis says that means his victims will have to answer to him. >> he spoke softly but told jurors i am the shooter. acting as his own attorney, he also called himself an imperfect muslim and apologized for mistakes he made. >> the rounds started hitting
PBS
Aug 8, 2013 11:30pm PDT
enjoying traffic from beijing as it welcomes air china to george bush intercontinental airport. >> supporters of both cities arrived on air china's flight last month you up celebrate the flight which runs four days a week. >> so many things beyond economics, so many rich culture to exchange. >> so far, air china says they are having no trouble filling up seats with business travelers from houston. air china's vice president and general manager for north america says he hopes the flight will foster stronger relations between the u.s. and china. >> we do have a mission to promote stronger ties between the united states and china. if this flight does that, we will be very happy. >> some expect the new flight will bring more chinese tourists to houston. which boasts the largest drivable chinatown in the u.s. >> former u.s. president bill clinton is visiting south africa to help support the fight against hiv-aids. we will hear from the former commander-in-chief after the break. >> experts from the united nations are expected to visit panama on next week to examine a cargo ship from
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
? president george w. bush was hounded by the press over these questions. if he had to answer, so should barack obama. here in stud quo is fox news channel's own colonel oliver north. his new book out in paperback today. >> it is a must read for barack obama. he needs to read this one. it's about a president who forgets about 9/11. guess what's three weeks away? >> my concern here is, first of all, this has been going on for 30 months. 100,000 killed. >> over 100,000 dead. over 250,000 wounded. 2.3 million people in refugee camps along the turkish, syrian border. now flowing into iraq. it's an unmitigated disaster that the consequence of this administration's naive approach that all you need is an election in a country that's never had democratic traditions, no institutions and this so-called arab spring. every single country that's experienced this from tunisia in the west to syria in the east, people are worse off than they were before. that includes egypt, the most populous arab country. it's a disaster. >> they have telegraphed that it would be brief and limited. they have given the
CNN
Aug 6, 2013 11:00am PDT
. gentlempgentleman a blockag in the heart of george bush. we wilp we will tawe will surgery and his outlook. >>>> beauty queen bomber. r a mip a mia miss utah ffor allegedly wreak ing havoc on neighborhoods. >> plus, in the same hospital wing babies died within weeks of each other but the hospital is keeping secrets as parents demand answers. >> i think they're hiding something. >> cnn investigates. >>> and the army psychiatrist accused in the fort hood massacre gets ready to question victims face to face. >>> great to see you on this tuesday. i'm brooke baldwin. want to begin with a tragedy out of pennsylvania. you know, it was supposed to be a routine government meeting in this rural part of the state, but this ended -- this meeting ended with a burst of gun fire and three people dead. could have been even worse. the accused gunman still firing, was tackled not just by one but by two very courageous people. this all happened last night. this was the board of supervisor's meeting in ross township just about 70 miles north of philadelphia. we are still learning this afternoon a bit
MSNBC
Aug 2, 2013 6:00pm PDT
even former president george w. bush was concerned about in his first address to a joint congress. >> earlier today i asked john ashcroft, the attorney general, to develop specific recommendations to end racial profiling. it's wrong and we will end it in america. in so doing we will not hinder the work of our nation's brave police officers. they protect us every day. often at great risk. but by stopping -- [ applause ] but by stopping the abuses of a few, we will add to the public confidence our police officers earn and deserve. >> heeding the president's call for action, michigan congressman john conyers helped sponsor the end racial profiling act back in 2001. the act, though, never made it out of committee. for vote on the house floor. since 2001, congressman conyers has been reintroducing the same bill each and every year. and each and every year, the same thing happens. here he is earlier this week. >> i want to make one thing clear. we were working on the reintroduction before the trayvon martin tragedy. and the george zimmerman acquittal. so that these things happened to re
FOX News
Aug 31, 2013 1:00pm PDT
of tony blair and george bush and iraq. we are not going to do this this time and it was a resounding defeat. not just for the prime minister of great britain, but for the president of the united states. he thought he had that one sewn up. now it looks instead of like he's leading a coalition, the world is with him. it now looks like obama, if he were to act, would have to act completely isolated and completely alone. >> okay. so throwing it to congressional approval, look at a couple of these polls. it is clear that, you know, at this point, poll after poll shows that more than half of americans oppose intervention altogether. in terms of seeking congressional approval. 79% say that's required. so is thas political move on behalf of president obama and his administration? >> yeah. i think he's gotten us out. he's gotten out on that limb saying military action and then finds out he's there by himself. the british aren't with him. the american public isn't with him. the united states military has put lots of warnings out there saying military action against syria would have a lot of sh
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